Tuesday, October 15, 2019

13th Annual Prechter Lecture featuring Pete Earley

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

University of Michigan
A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Bldg
Kahn Auditorium
109 Zina Pitcher Place, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

Pete Earley
Author of: Crazy - A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness

› Keynote speaker Pete Earley, author of CRAZY
› Panel discussion* about:
     *mental health care in the justice system
      *the present & future of research in bipolar disorder
› Reception -- Book signing during the reception with books available for purchase.

This is a FREE event, but we ask that you pre-register via this link:



› Offering a live webcast: Click here on October 15 at 6pm EST to watch the event live. 

Pete Earley

Parents of the mentally ill should find solace and food for thought in [this book’s] pages.
- Publishers Weekly

Explores the mind-boggling mess that America’s mental health system has become and champions the case for reform.”
- Rocky Mountain News


*The panel discussion will be moderated by Melvin McInnis, M.D., research director of the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program

Panelists will be:
-Author Pete Earley 
-Debra Pinals, M.D., medical director of behavioral health and forensic programs for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Program in Psychiatry, Law and Ethics, University of Michigan Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Adjunct Clinical Professor, University of Michigan Law School
-Maria Bastida, MS, APRN, Nurse Practitioner
-Charles Graham Jr., PhD, LMSW, MA, Therapist and Psychologist
-A Prechter Program research participant who lives with bipolar disorder 


The University of Michigan Depression Center is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC-0063. This program is approved for 2.0 Clock Hours.


Sponsored by:
• A gift in memory of James Munro Leaf
• Frederick S. Upton Foundation